S Wiiliamson Maxeke

Sue Williamson – A Few South Africans, 1985

Sue Williamson, A Few South Africans, 1985, mixed media.

This series of works features famous South African women involved in the struggle against apartheid, including Mamphela Ramphele, Jenny Curtis Schoon, Caroline Motsoaledi, Virginia Mngoma, and Charlotte Maxexe. The seminal collection of portraits is widely acclaimed for the ways in which Williamson personalizes the stories of these women in the way she portrays them.